HC Deb 21 June 1939 vol 348 cc2258-9W
Mr. Cocks

asked the Secretary for Mines what mines have been closed and what new mines have been opened in Nottinghamshire during the last 10 years, giving the dates in each case?

Mr. Lloyd

The information is as follows:

Statement showing (a) those pits which closed during the period 1929 to 1938 and which have not subsequently re-opened, with the number of persons affected at the date of closing, and (b) new pits which have opened for work during the same period, with the number of wage-earners employed thereat at the end of 1938.

Pits closed.
Name of Pit. Number of Wage-earners at date of closing. Date of closing.
Broxtowe and Nuttall Wood. 336 11th June, 1929.
Piper 163 6th July, 1929 (Abandoned in December, 1929).
Shireoaks, No. 3. 583 3rd August, 1929.
New Hucknall:
Waterloo, No. 1. 466 4th A p r i 1, 1931.
Waterloo, No. 2. 365
Byron 23 17th June 1933.
New Hucknall:
Waterloo 265 25th September, 1934.
New London 298 6th November, 1937 (Abandoned in January, 1938).

New pits opened.
Name of Pit. Number of Wage-earners at 31st December, 1938. Date of opening.
Thoresby 1,353 11th November, 1929.
Grange 50 31st March, 1930.
Note—The particulars relate to pits employing 10 or more persons each.

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